Joan H. Schifino

Date of Passing:

December 21, 2013

Schifino, Joan, H., 88, of Woodbine Street, Riverside, died peacefully on December 21, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Frank A. Schifino.

Born in London, England, a daughter of the late Frederick and Nellie (Birch) Churchill, she lived in Riverside for 68 years.

Joan enjoyed sewing, reading and gardening.

Besides her husband of 70 years, she is survived by six children; Geraldine L. Wind of Rochester, NY, Francis A. Schifino and his companion Annie Hytinen of East Providence, Robert F. Schifino and his wife Tanya of Attleboro, MA, Frederick W. Schifino of Riverside, Kathleen A. Mota and her husband Dinarte of Rehoboth, MA and Jacqueline A. Morrell and her husband Christopher of Hanover, Germany, a brother; Robert Churchill of London, England, two sisters; Vera Smith of Surrey, England and Ann Mather of London, England, eleven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She was the mother-in-law of the late Robert J. Wind.

Her funeral will be held on Friday December 27, 2013 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 7:45 am with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 9 am. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday 5-8 pm.

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